Swiss Expat Story: Monica in Monemvasia, Greece

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We welcome you to our newest interview in our weekly series. Here we interview each week somebody from the community and learn a bit more about their lives.

This week, Monica, living close to Monemvasia which lies on a small island close to the Greek heartland, tells us about herself. 🇬🇷 Thank you very much for participating, Monica! Your boxes will leave next week Zurich in direction to Greece. 🎁😀
What is your name and where are you living now?
My name is Monica and I live in a village near Monenvassia, Greece. I work from home for an international customer support company.
What is your connection to Switzerland? Have you been born there, or do you have some roots in Switzerland? 
I was born and grew up in Lugano TI till the age of 25. My parents and brother still live there.
What is the thing that you miss about Switzerland the most?
My family and my friends there. But also the beatiful nature, first of all the rivers and lakes.
What do you think is better or do you like more in your new country?
The sea, I love It! But also the history and culture.
Do you have any plans of returning soon? For vacations or permanently.
I'll be back for vacations as soon as possible in 2023. It would the first time there for my 2nd born, can't wait to show my girls their home country!


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